Posts tagged with "Steve Bradshaw"

Opinion: Defeat of Sharon Barnes Sutton is a good sign for DeKalb County

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 27, 2016

As a general rule, I try not to involve myself in local politics. Aside from being the ethical thing to do as a journalist, sucking up to powerful people has never been my style. But I will admit there were times during the runoff election between Sharon Barnes Sutton and Steve Bradshaw where I was […]

Steve Bradshaw defeats Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton in runoff election

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 26, 2016

This story has been updated.  Steve Bradshaw trounced incumbent District 4 Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton on Tuesday, July 26, defeating the incumbent who was seeking a third term in office. Bradshaw received 75 percent of the votes cast in the runoff for the Democratic primary, getting 5,853 votes compared to Sutton’s 1,907 votes. He will […]

(LIVE) July 26 runoff election results

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 26, 2016

This story has been updated.  The polls in the July 26 runoff elections for the May 24 primaries have closed. There were two key races on the runoff ballot this year: the District 4 Commission race between incumbent Sharon Barnes Sutton and challenger Steve Bradshaw, and the race for Tax Commissioner between Irvin Johnson and […]

Reminder: DeKalb County runoff election is July 26

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 25, 2016

DeKalb County will hold its runoff elections on July 26. Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Voters will need to bring one of the following forms of identification, according to the Georgia Secretary of State’s office: – Any valid state or federal government issued photo ID, including a free ID Card […]

Sutton and Bradshaw square off again before July 26 vote

Posted by Decaturish.com July 20, 2016

By Keaton Lamle, contributor Steve Bradshaw and incumbent District 4 Commissioner Sharon Sutton answered questions during Tuesday night’s confusingly-named, “Candidate Forum (Debate)” at the Mainstreet Community Clubhouse in Stone Mountain. The goal of the meeting was to provide homeowners an opportunity to interface with the candidates. More than 50 Dekalb residents braved the torrential thunderstorm to […]

Sutton and Bradshaw face off in District 4 runoff debate

Posted by Decaturish.com July 15, 2016

By Miranda Hawkins, contributor  More than 100 people packed out a room Thursday night at the St. Timothy UMC church in Stone Mountain to hear a debate between District 4 County Commission candidate Steve Bradshaw and incumbent Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton. Samson Burrell and Joe Arrington jointly moderated the debate. Tensions have run high between the […]

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson apologizes to challenger in District 4 County Commission race

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 13, 2016

This story has been updated.  U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson has apologized to District 4 County Commission candidate Steve Bradshaw for a robocall that claimed Bradshaw voted for John McCain over Barack Obama in 2008. Johnson’s spokesperson, Andy Phelan said, “That was a lie. It was wrong. It was incorrect.” Johnson made the call on behalf of […]

Accusations fly in District 4 runoff debate between Sutton and Bradshaw

Posted by Decaturish.com July 1, 2016

By Keaton Lamle, contributor  A runoff debate between Incumbent District 4 Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton and challenger Steve Bradshaw took place Thursday night, June 30, at the New Bethel AME Church in Lithonia. The evening— hosted by the Lambda Epsilon Omega chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and moderated by former state senator Steen Miles— […]

Debate planned for District 4 runoff between Sutton and Bradshaw

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 27, 2016

There’s a debate planned ahead of the July 26 runoff election between Incumbent District 4 Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton and Steve Bradshaw. The debate will be held on Thursday, June 30, at 7 p.m. It will be held at New Bethel AME Church, 8350 Rockbridge Road, Lithonia, GA 30058. The debate will be hosted by the Lambda […]

Sharon Barnes Sutton avoids scrutiny in days leading up to election

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 18, 2016

While most politicians jump at the chance to answer questions and meet the public, Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton has decided to lay low during her reelection campaign. Sutton, who represents District 4, has been a no show at public events, like a recent forum hosted by DeKalb Strong. She’s also not been returning calls to […]

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